We the Indigenous


We the Indigenous is a virtual reading series showcasing the best of Indigenous literary talent.

Created by D.A. Navoti, We the Indigenous debuted in Seattle, WA, and will stretch along the West Coast to Portland, OR, and then to San Francisco and Los Angeles. The time-limited series will conclude in Phoenix, AZ, in September 2021.

The next virtual performance is tentatively scheduled March 2021 and will showcase indigenous talent in and around Portland, Oregon.

Keep Portland Indigenous! We the Indigenous returns March 4, 2021, 6:30PM Pacific (Zoom) with writers living in occupied Portland, Oregon. Our event is hosted by Sasha LaPointe (Upper Skagit/Nooksack) and will feature Demian DinéYazhi’ (Diné), Jessica Mehta (Cherokee), Blake Hausman (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma), and Trevino L. Brings Plenty (Citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe). Get Your Tickets…

Fall 2020

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Seattle, Washington – Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020 – Oct 2020: In partnership with Hugo House in Seattle, WA, We the Indigenous debuted on Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020 and featured Laura Da’ (Eastern Shawnee), Sasha LaPointe (Upper Skagit/Nooksack), Arianne True (Choctaw, Chickasaw), and Hailey Tayathy (Quileute Nation). The event was hosted by D.A. Navoti (Hopi/O’otham/Zuni/Yavapai-Apache).